Iraq aims to boost southern ports crude export capacity

Iraq aims to boost southern ports crude export capacity
An Iraqi oil worker at an oil refinery in the town of Nasiriyah, Iraq. (File/AFP)
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Updated 26 December 2020

Iraq aims to boost southern ports crude export capacity

Iraq aims to boost southern ports crude export capacity
  • Hattab said the increased capacity would be after 2023

DUBAI: Iraq aims to increase crude oil export capacity from its southern ports to 6 million barrels per day from the current 3.5 million barrels a day capacity, Karim Hattab, deputy oil minister for distribution affairs said in a statement.
Hattab said the increased capacity would be after 2023 and that the plan includes building 24 storage tanks.